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Murray plays down Open chances « on: January 14, 2006, 12:21 PM »
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Andy Murray will take on Juan Ignacio Chela of Argentina in the first round of the Australian Open today. Andy will be third out at the Vodafone Arena, play starts at 12PM GMT  - discuss and get updates here.

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British teenager Andy Murray played down on Saturday his chances of making a big impact at the Australian Open by saying he was years away from mounting a serious challenge for the title.

Murray said:
I think everybody just has to keep everything in perspective. I had a great year last year but I'm still only 18 years old and I'm playing against guys who are still higher ranked than me and have much more experience.

It's not the end of the world if I lose to them, it's just a better experience for me.

Murray, 18, became the new pin-up boy of British tennis when he reached the third round at Wimbledon last year and climbed 449 places to end the season ranked 84th in the world.

But the Scotsman said his performances had been blown out of proportion and he was still a long way from reaching the top.

I do expect a lot of myself, so I can see why people do think I'm going to do well. But everybody just has to realise it doesn't happen that easy. It's going to take a while before I play my best.

- Full Story (reuters.co.uk)
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Murray plays down Open chances « Reply #1 on: January 14, 2006, 12:23 PM »
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Quote
pin-up boy of British tennis


oh yes.  roflmao  roflmao  roflmao
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Murray plays down Open chances « Reply #2 on: January 14, 2006, 12:30 PM »
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Andy is on Sky News saying some of the comments above.
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Murray plays down Open chances « Reply #3 on: January 14, 2006, 04:30 PM »
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Also his article in The Sun today made a good read
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Murray plays down Open chances « Reply #4 on: January 14, 2006, 04:44 PM »
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Quote from: "heavenlyangel"
Also his article in The Sun today made a good read


Is this an article he wrote, or one about him?
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Murray plays down Open chances « Reply #5 on: January 14, 2006, 04:58 PM »
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Oh, has he started his writing for the Sun?
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Murray plays down Open chances « Reply #6 on: January 14, 2006, 05:23 PM »
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Its nearly a 2 page spread and at bottom has interview: charlie wyatt and headlined as Andy Murray Exclusive
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Murray plays down Open chances « Reply #7 on: January 14, 2006, 05:24 PM »
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Someone scan and post!
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Murray plays down Open chances « Reply #8 on: January 14, 2006, 05:28 PM »
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give me a few mins then and i will Smile
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Murray plays down Open chances « Reply #9 on: January 14, 2006, 05:32 PM »
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Brilliant! Make sure you make a seperate topic for it.
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Murray plays down Open chances « Reply #10 on: January 14, 2006, 05:34 PM »
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check ur email Mark pls cos wanna check its not to small to read
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Murray plays down Open chances « Reply #11 on: January 14, 2006, 06:16 PM »
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Thanks Mandy, you can find the topic here: http://www.murraysworld.com/messageboard/viewtopic.php?t=715
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Murray plays down Open chances « Reply #12 on: January 14, 2006, 06:58 PM »
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Cheers Mark  goodjob
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Murray plays down Open chances « Reply #13 on: January 15, 2006, 04:25 PM »
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I don't know if anyone's already seen it, but there's a new video of Tim and Andy on the bbc tennis page!  goodjob
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Murray plays down Open chances « Reply #14 on: January 15, 2006, 04:48 PM »
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Nice!
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